OT: 6-minute mile

mike wilson m.9.wilson at ntlworld.com
Sun Oct 4 16:27:04 EDT 2009

Bob W wrote:

> I'm feeling really smug because I've just run a nearly 6-minute mile.
> My normal jogging route is 3.1 miles and typically takes from 29-31 minutes
> depending on how I feel. Earlier in the week I walked a new route with my
> GPS and it came out at 3.99 miles. I've just run that new route in 35
> minutes.

35/3.99 = 8.77  Or was it just one of the miles?

> Extrapolating from that, I reckon I can run a marathon in 1h 36m, which
> would shatter the world record. I could be the new Usain Bolt.
> You can go back to whatever you were doing now...

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